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Covid-19 Coronavirus Dorset

Dorset still only has three cases of the Covid-19 virus, Dorset Council said in a statement on Friday 13. All of these are in the Bournemouth-Christchurch-Poole (BCP) area. ‘These cases are all well …
Bus4Us

Residents angry at plans to axe the Peacemarsh and Wyke sections of the X2 bus route have set up a group aimed at finding a replacement service. The Bus4us volunteer group is to …
power cut

A power cut in Gillingham caused widespread disruption to the town centre on Monday 9 March. The electricity suppliers Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks insisted that the fault in Church Lane, which began …
coronavirus Dorset

The Chief Medical Officer has today, Monday 9 March, confirmed that three residents from the Dorset area have been confirmed as having contracted Coronavirus (COVID-19). One suspected case was believed to be in …
Asian hornet

Dorset Council has issued a warning about the Asian Hornet. An unwelcome invader, they will eat all kinds of pollinators but their favourite food is honeybees. They also have a very nasty sting. …
Dorset Police

Police officers investigating an assault in Blandford are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward. At around 5pm on Sunday 1 March 2020, a 14-year-old girl was walking along The …

The Greener Gillingham group is setting up a Repair Café in the Slade Centre in the town and is looking for volunteers. A Repair Café is a meeting place where skilled ‘fixers’ use …
Dorset police

A disqualified driver caught behind the wheel of a car in Gillingham has been sentenced. Brett Ian Perry, aged 29 and of Waverland Terrace, Gillingham, was sentenced at Weymouth Magistrates’ Court on Friday …
Dorset Police

Police officers investigating the theft of items from a gift shop in Shaftesbury are issuing CCTV images of three women they would like to speak to. It is reported that at around 9.30am …